Mackoy family papers, 1784-1943

Descriptive Summary

Title
Mackoy family papers, 1784-1943
Creator
McKay family.
Extent
23 volumes, 2454 pieces
Subjects
Breckinridge, W. C. P. (William Campbell Preston) 1837-1904.
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947.
Chandler, Happy, 1898-
Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863.
Desha, Joseph, 1768-1842.
Duke, Basil Wilson, 1838-1916.
Fields, William Jason, 1874-1954.
Garrard, James, 1749-1822.
Hart, Joel T. (Joel Tanner), 1810-1877.
Johnson, Keen, 1896-
Knott, J. Proctor (James Proctor), 1830-1911.
Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981.
Leslie, Preston Hopkins, 1819-1907.
Mackoy, Harry Brent, 1874-1952.
Mackoy, William Hardin, 1839-1923.
McCoy family.
Magoffin, Beriah, 1815-1885.
Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950.
Metcalfe, Thomas, 1780-1855.
Morrow, Edwin Porch, 1877-1935.
Powell, L. W. (Lazarus Whitehead), 1812-1867.
Slaughter, Gabriel, 1767-1830.
Stevenson, J. W. (John White), 1812-1886.
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930.
Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946.
Willis, Simeon S, 1879-1965.
Lawyers.
Covington (Ky.)--History.
Kenton County (Ky.)--History.
Kentucky--Genealogy.
Diaries.
Land grants.
Photographs.
Scrapbooks
Arrangement
Organized by material type; arranged chronologically thereunder.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Mackoys were a prominent family in Kenton County, Ky. William Hardin Mackoy and his son, Harry Brent Mackoy, were both successful lawyers. William Mackoy also served as a delegate to the 1890-1891 Kentucky constitutional convention. He had attended the University of Virginia in the 1850's.
Scope and Content
These are the papers of the Mackoy family. The collection consists largely of the papers of William Hardin Mackoy and Harry Brent Mackoy. There is a large amount of correspondence in the collection, including letters written by William while he was a student at the University of Virginia. His school notebooks are also included. There are scrapbooks on family history, photographs, diaries, records of various genealogical associations of which Harry Brent Mackoy was a member, and a group of land grants and other documents signed by early presidents and governors, including John Quincy Adams, Benjamin Harrison, Patrick Henry, Henry Lee, James Madison, James Monroe, J.T. Morehead, Beverly Randolph, Edmund Randolph, and Isaac Shelby. There are also folders of information on topics which interested Harry Brent Mackoy, including sculptor Joel T. Hart and the history of Covington and Kenton County, Ky.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Researchers are required to have an SCRC Researcher Account in order to request or order digital copies of materials. Research Account set-up and use instructions can be found at: http://libguides.uky.edu/SCRCaccount

If you are visiting the Breckinridge Research Room, please request materials at least 48 business hours in advance of your arrival.

For all other questions, contact us at: https://libraries.uky.edu/ContactSCRC.

Researchers are required to have an SCRC Researcher Account in order to request or order digital copies of materials. Research Account set-up and use instructions can be found at: http://libguides.uky.edu/SCRCaccount

If you are visiting the Breckinridge Research Room, please request materials at least 48 business hours in advance of your arrival.

For all other questions, contact us at: https://libraries.uky.edu/ContactSCRC.

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